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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Apparently this motel has taken over from an old one at this location with a change of name and management. it would appear that improvements have been made in some areas but more are needred in the way of new carpeting, furniture etc. My room had a flat screen TV, fridge, microwave , coffee maker , a safe and a... More

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Hi Stephen, Thank you for your review and support, and yes, we will keep working hard until we get your complete satisfaction. Please come back soon. Cordially, Ruben Z More

Nevada City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a one night's stay at this very old motel. I felt like I was staying in a different motel than the previous reviewers. We stayed in a 2 queen bed room. It had a Motel 6 vibe, without the Motel 6 price. We spent $122 for one night. My husband, son, and I were there for me... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Jodie, Thank you for taking the time and get us a review, I appreciate your feedback, we are sorry that we could not fulfill your request of a late check-out, I just ask you for a little understanding, we have been sold out for that week and check-in is at 3pm, and if we allow a late check-out there... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect place to stay.This is handy to the beach and all facilities.A very good breakfast was providedThe staff were excellent and the rooms were spotless, very comfortable and quiet The pool was clean and well maintained.It was easily located from instructions given off the net. Although we were only there for one nite it is the type... More

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Hi, Thank you, thank you, thank you.... Please come back soon!!! Cordially, Ruben Z. More

San Carlos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented a King room with kitchenette for Labor day weekend. Prices were low considering the holiday weekend so I my expectations were not great ( typically low price means keep your socks on !!) I was overwhelmed when I checked in!! The room was BIG, bed was so comfortable , room was clean, kitchen even had a little stove top... More

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Hi, We truly appreciate you business and review, you have made our day. We love to hear we served you well. Please come back soon. Thank you! More

Sunnyvale, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a perfect choice for budget travelers. Cleaner room, bed, bathroom and kitchen and a free beach pass. We stayed there for one night and didn't complain about anything. Don't expect much like 3/4 stars hotels but good for $60-$70 even during peak seasons.

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, We thank you for your business and support. Please come back soon! Thanks! Cordially, Ruben Z. More

Alder Springs, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Big Pine Mountain House when we went to the Eagles concert at Harrah’s over Labor Day weekend (by the way, the concert was one of the best I’ve seen at that venue). For our purposes this hotel worked just fine, as it’s a short walk to the amphitheater. Also, it seemed quieter than ones... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Candy, We truly appreciate your reviews, taking the time to give us a review helps our business very much. Please come back soon! Cordially, Ruben Z G.M. More

Swansea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the cheapest places we stayed and was great! Comfy bed, nice to have a fridge and a microwave! We were only in Lake Tahoe for two nights and spent a whole day on the beach using our free beach pass from Big Pines which was an added bonus! Short walk to the beach, to all the... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

HI Joanna, Thank you for taking the time and give us your feedback, we truly appreciate your business, and people like you make our business grow every day. Please come back soon! Thanks again! More

Fair Oaks, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night (August 2014). I was attending an outdoor concert at Harvey's. I checked in around 4pm. Based on other reviews, I requested a 2nd floor room. Pros: great water pressure, plenty of hot water, the small fridge/freezer works well (froze my water, YAY!), comfy bed, clean room, plenty of complimentary toiletries, regular size coffee pot... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your business and review, we promise will keep working harder until we gain your full satisfaction. Please come back and give us a second chance. Thanks! More

Roseville, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stayed here with my two sons for one night before our week-long condo rental was ready. It's your basic Lake Tahoe Hotel close to the Casinos. We were there for a baseball tournament, but the room had plenty of space for all of our gear and a roll-a-way (there were only King beds left). The breakfast in the AM is... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, We are very happy to see your review and know that we made the job well done. Your business and support are truly appreciated. Please come back soon! Thanks! More

Fremont, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My family and I have been staying at Big Pines for several years. I have watched it go through many changes, but non better than when they hired Rueben as the manager of this motor lodge. His staff is always on top of everything and there to assist you anyway they can. From the ladies who clean our rooms daily,... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time and get us a nice review, we appreciate your patronage and friendship. We'll see you next time! Thanks again, Cordially, Ruben Z More

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Address: 4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
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Hotel Class:2 star — Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe 2*
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